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December 26, 1918     The Saguache Crescent
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December 26, 1918

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", , , , ]-I ..... SAGUAC CRESCENT. You've (lot to Have the Crescent to Get the News VOL. XXXVIII, NO. 52. i SOME LOCALS The high school will open January 2, 1919. Tom Ashley spent Christmas with - friends in Saguache. Jay Jones of Center, gave friends in Saguache a hristmas call. Col F. W. Bushem arrived in Sa- guache Tuesday night from France. In the latest casuality list gives the name of Delfldo Garcia of Saguache. A. C. Swayse and M. C. Hancock of Moffat, were business callers Tuesday. Mrs. Jute Lawrence entertained at dinner Sunday Mr-. Leslie Pim and chiidr,n. Old r~sidenters claim we have more snow and better sleighing than for the past 40 years. One sure thing, the.Saguache stores will have no leftovers for the children next Christmas. Prof. Jesse Morgan ease down from Denver Tuesday evening to spend Christmas with the folks. A number of important communica- tions were left over for next issue on account of time and space. Attorney S. M True left Tuesday for Denver to spend Christmas with Mrs. True end daughter Florence. Miss Ethelwyn Jones, of the forest office, is spending the holidays at Den- ver with parent~ and friends. *to Mrs. Otto Wether came in from the ranch Saturday to do her Christmas shopping and enrolled for a year to the Creseen t. George Butch arrived home Monday and Archie the following Tuesday.. L. W. l~rford, wife and baby have re- turned to Saguaehe. Mrs. C.J. Mellen came in Monday from the company ranch to do her Christmas shopping and add another year to the county seat paper. Next Sunday morning the church doors will be open. Methodist church, at 10 a. m. Sunday school, t'reaching at 11 a.m. Evening service at 7:30 p. m. Mrs. T. M, Rominger called'at the Crescent office Saturday to renew the Cbristmas presents by sending the home paper to friends. Avery thought. ful idea. A. L. Baker, Saguache's leading realty man, has been on the sick list for the past week. He is one of the old valley pioneers and keeps moving with little attention to ailments. Adam Deitrich ia chairman for Sa- guache county for the "Now or Never" drive to raise funds for the poor Syrian andArmenian people This drive will take place in January to raise f~30,00~,- 000. The Saguache county commissioners reported to the state highway commie. stoners that the Gunharrel road, south of Sagusohe, was completed. This is one of the state air roads extending through to Monte Vista. The Red Cross ledies who made a wonderful success in the last drive for membership in Saguaehe, complain of a very few who would not pay that' meas- ley dollar and enroll their names a~ a member of the greatest humane organi- zation in the whole world. Wealth does not make happiness. Miss Dorothy Schroyer, the highly accomplished law stenographer, who SAGUACHE, COLORADOa THURSDAY. DECEMBER 26+ 1918. ii i j i i i News From Valley Exchanges HUItltAH! HURltAH! FOIl THE 4TH OF JULY Everybody Should Send in Their Orders Ibr Fire-crackers The war is over, the town is wide open. Tbe mayor and city council have lifted the ban. and the way she goes. The citizens are plauin~ for one of the greatest h)urth ,)f J~y celebrations ever held in the San Luis valley. We shall organize a ball team~ and renew the town band and have 40 head of horses training on the track next spring. Hurrah! Hurrah for the 4th of July. S tgu t('he Itad a ~Ierry Christina.~ In spite of the extremely cold weath- er, which registered from 27 to 33 be- low, all of Saguache enjoyed a merry Christmas. The auto roads are fine and the sleighing never better. Christ- mas carols were sun~ and light lunch- eons served in the homes of a few. Jute Lawrence with his two-ton truck maintains the star route and acted the Santa Claus for the whole of Saguache. He waited the late trains and made record time from Muffet, bringing thousands of presents, from a rattlebox or jumping jack to a piano grand, which brought Christmas cheer to every home. Father and mother of the soldier boys who were so fortunate to return from their training camps before Christmas were made happy. In all it was a merry Christmas for Sa- guache. A Christmas Box Christmas morning Postmaster Beery handed us another Christmas box from our Albuquerque, N. M., friend, filled to the brim. No one but Chas. Mama. the leading grocerymen of that city could make such a fine display and get so many attractive and appreciated artic|es into a box of that size. Mr. Mama had a mother and sister in Syria, living in their neat little cottage home, happy and contented, until the Turks took possession, pillaging and masse- erring in their ignorant and brutal way. He is anxiously waiting news of the terminus of their home. SAGUA('HE 37 YEARS AGO From the Saguache Chronicle &n Epic of the N~w Year. B~inK a pr.phe, ic vt~w ~)f how It will effect I~t~uache and the Haguachem. Farewell old Ei~hty-Ouc, ~ou s~tra vale Of rain and small ~x and r~t-waakly mail, l'm dewliah ~l~d to~ y-ur d~ing eyes . In The w,,rst budge %ew Mexico snDpliea. Sweet new born Eluhty-two. inspire my verse/ And Tea,'h us all t - sag and not to curse! Already springmg ,)'~r the frost, bound vale, The iron i~orse swlteh~ his ~moky tail. AIre~,dy Gotrbeif'a clerks nf eastern names. Are aleapi[}g sweetly on preemption claims, And Meat8 and Ma~er -rid the ~,ns of ~hem In ~maohe see a New Jerusalem. Curtis ral~e~ (iowa the ,lust and smiles supreme At unaccustomed oyatem and ice cress. Pete Lnngeon'e fiery horses adorn the ground, And ~roening ehed~ n peeeeful emile around. Hawkins and Parks will now no further moo. Some wives must follow that sheet iron stove. Old Alex Craig wxth haushty lo&k of pride, Escorts fair Phyllis for an evening tide, And a'cn Creel Allen mekes a wicni,,g play When snow storms tempt theladi~ ou~ to sleigh. O, Billy Wagner tell us w~at it means, That you forsake your room to sleep at K~n's. While your shrewd parmer. I~ming human ken, proclaims himself the prettiest of men! A~ain we're basking under fortune's smile Again the toiling ranchman pate on style. Again Bob Cook is hunting for a wife And every stand-off has a lease of life. 8melter and Day platy pool and httle neck On fifty semen, t~ dr, nit np ever~ cheek, While J~mmie Maitland, tirol by wmnand love, Fights in the ring w~th,,ur a I~,xing glove. I~lay, Jlmmie why that tremble in the hand, When on a b,)b-tail flush you make a stand? Jim l~kwo,~i has of aces but a spas, has been steadily employed at the Pal- 8el Tucker always tails to caleb his man. + While an t~ on a bluff still tries to rob. mer & True office for the past nine, And scoop that life sized Chinese lookin~ gob months, left Saturday morning for Mix me a eo,,ktall Fr ,ak. and mix it strong, Salt Lak~ I :ity, Utah, to spend Christ- ~ F,,r mighty I~ttla now ,l~pirt~ m~ song, ' Where I)ani.l Webster, stek and red and gor~, man with her mother. She expects to K.ocka poor old Benedi,~,t b~ dea~ h and glory return the first week in January. And Beth Mct~ad